CARPINUS BETULUS HORNBEAM tree in new zealand

CARPINUS BETULUS - HORNBEAM

A medium sized tree, bark is smooth and greenish grey even in older plants and leaves are serrated with prominent veins. The hornbeam retains brown foliage during the winter months retaining good shelter and privacy when used as hedging. It can be clipped and pleached to shape.

 

Applications
Specimen tree
Hedging and pleached hedging
English garden style
Trees for garden mazes  

 
Beyond the norm
Makes a fantastic clipped European style hedge, either as a fully foliaged or pleached hedge.


Clipped height
1-4m


10 year height
5-6m


Mature height
20m+


Soil conditions
Well drained, light


Wind
Tolerant


Frost
Tolerant


Light
Shade tolerant, full sun    


Tree Shape
Pyramidal, later becoming rounded


Seasonal
Evergreen


Autumn colour
Yellow then brown leaf colour


Fruit
Green catkins


Origin
Western Asia, southern, central and eastern Europe


Available grades
45lt

The Icon Trees nursery covers 50 acres. So that we can attend to your requirements it is important to visit by appointment only; we may not be able to give you access to the nursery without prior arrangement.

 

Our usual opening hours are 7.30am to 4.30pm Monday to Friday. 

If you are unable to visit the nursery we can assist by selecting the right trees for your project. We can also support your purchasing decisions by providing photos of our trees. Purchases can be made using direct credit, VISA or Mastercard, or trade accounts.

99 Clevedon-Takanini Road

Ardmore

Auckland

sales@icontrees.co.nz

0800 BIG TREES

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